If your energy bills are already high, but you are dreading the remaining winter months because of what it costs to heat your home, then you may be looking for solutions. What can you do to enjoy energy savings while also maintaining a more comfortable home? There are a few things you can do that will help you maximize your home’s energy efficiency, which will then translate into money and energy savings this winter.
- Check Your Windows – Did you know that improperly sealed windows can be a big source of temperature regulation problems? While you may not be able to replace your windows right away, making sure they are sealed and you take precautions against the cold outside air will help you maintain a more comfortable home.
- Insulation – Another important step is checking to make sure your walls, basement, crawlspace, attic and other areas are properly insulated. This one item can make the biggest difference in your energy savings this winter.
- Replace Equipment – Do you have an aging water heater that’s working overtime? Are your heating and cooling units more than ten years old? Investing in an upgrade to the equipment in your home could produce great energy savings for years to come!
- Energy Audit – If you really aren’t sure where to begin when it comes to your home comfort and improving the energy efficiency of your home, you can always rely on us at 1° Temp Home to provide a thorough energy audit. We’ll address the areas where your home loses energy and can make recommendations to help you get on track to greater energy savings all year long.